MS Project – Planning

Planning Using Microsoft Project (which includes Principles of Planning IT Projects)

Course outline

2 day course covering:

Principles of Planning IT projects (plan with a pen) focused on:

    • Scope & WBS
    • Responsibility for each WBS element
    • Dependencies between WBS elements
    • Scheduling theory – logic, durations, CPM and float analysis
    • Resourcing & cost integration
    • Schedule updating – using Actual dates and Remaining Duration

Microsoft Project “how to” covering:

    • Setting up the schedule (options, calendar etc)
    • Task entry incl creating summaries and milestones
    • Entering Durations, Predecessors and Constraints
    • Resource assignment
    • Schedule review incl Contingency & Baseline setting
    • Schedule updating
    • View based reporting